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Contact Information

1301 W Grove
Effingham, IL 62401
PH: 217/540-1100
Fax: 217/540-1102


Welcome to Effingham High School

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Welcome to Effingham High School! Effingham High School is an environment that differs from all other high schools. EHS is a building engrossed every day in innovation, excitement, energy, and celebration. From the classroom to the theatre to the athletic fields, the staff and students are on fire for their school and community. The teachers at Effingham High School are recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for their innovative teaching practices.

Students at Effingham High School have the opportunity to take part in 23 different dual credit courses, produce award winning theatre shows, earn athletic scholarships to major universities, and are awarded over 1 million dollars in academic scholarships annually.

Daily Announcements 

Practice SAT:  Wednesday, January 11th.  This will be for ALL Juniors. 

No School:  Monday, January 16th - Martin Luther King Jr Day

Half Day:   Wednesday, February 1st - No lunch served

EHS Academic Hall of Fame:   Photos at 8am in the Small Gym

No School:  Monday, February 20th - President's Day